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Sigerson Morrison

Retail

Sigerson Morrison Quietly Closes Last Store

The popular shoe brand has quietly closed the last and one of its oldest shops in New York City.

clock May 24, 2017Kali Hays

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Footwear

Salvatore Ferragamo Taps Influencers to Promote Fall 2017 Footwear Collection

Nicole Warne, Julia Restoin Roitfeld and Lee Sung-kyung are among the personalities to appear in the images and short movies of the #amoferragamo series.

clock May 22, 2017Alessandra Turra

The Bruno Magli store at the Brickell City Centre in Miami.

Human Resources

Bruno Magli Taps Former Bally, Calvin Klein Exec to Head Footwear

New North American president Scott Prentice previously worked for the Italian shoe company in the Nineties.

clock May 19, 2017Kali Hays

Shoe designer Gianvito Rossi speaks during the Gianvito Rossi boutique opening at South Coast Plaza on April 27, 2017 in Costa Mesa, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

Legal

Gianvito Rossi Pushes Back Against Ex-Manager’s Racially Charged Suit

The shoe brand allegedly let slide racial prejudice that included calling Serena Williams “disgusting” when she asked for a discount.

clock May 19, 2017Kali Hays

Christian Louboutin with Fern Mallis.

People

Christian Louboutin on His Roundabout Route to Shoe Design

The designer spoke to Fern Mallis in front of a sold-out crowd at 92Y about his inspiration to design footwear, his beauty business and the famous red-soled shoes.

clock May 18, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Geox store in Rome

Footwear

Geox Launches New Store Concept

The concept, which made its debut at the brand’s boutiques in Rome, Milan, London, Toronto and Kuala Lumpur, features innovative technologies.

clock May 16, 2017Alessandra Turra

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Fashion Features

New Designer Spotlight: Iri

Meet the New York-based, cool-girl contemporary footwear brand that’s launching today.

clock May 15, 2017Emily Mercer

Footwear

Vivarte Sells Pataugas

The heritage footwear brand has been acquired by Start’Hopps for an undisclosed sum.

clock May 10, 2017Katya Foreman

Delivery time for footwear firms average 5.6 business days.

Business Features

Footwear Firms Lead Apparel Retailers at Meeting Customer Expectations

The maximum acceptable delivery time is 4.8 days.

clock May 5, 2017Vicki M. Young

consumer behavior, end-to-end solutions, technology

Technology

Invertex Debuts New Cognitive, 3-D Scanning Technology

The technology company has completed another step to improve online shoe shopping — and consumer experiences.

clock May 4, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

A Staccato store.

Footwear

Footwear Retailer Belle International to Delist in $6.8B Deal

The transaction would be among Asia’s largest consumer buyouts.

clock April 28, 2017Tiffany Ap

Rihanna and models

Legal

The 5 Biggest Lawsuits in Fashion

Fashion may seem glamorous, but it’s really a business rife with legal issues and pitfalls.

clock April 25, 2017Kali Hays

Rihanna and models

Legal

Puma Says Forever 21’s Rihanna Design Knock-Offs Threaten Entire Business

The athleticwear brand is pushing hard to get alleged copies of Rihanna’s Fenty shoe designs off the market.

clock April 13, 2017Kali Hays

A visual of Reebok's Classic x Local Heroes NPC II

Fashion Scoops

Reebok Teams With Streetwear Label Local Heroes

The Reebok Classic x Local Heroes NPC II is designed in leather and is available in a pink or purple.

clock April 13, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Payless closing stores

Financial

Payless Brings On Liquidators to Begin Store Closing Sales

The struggling retailer will be liquidating nearly 400 stores over the coming weeks as part of its ongoing bankruptcy.

clock April 13, 2017Kali Hays

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Laura Biagiotti and daughter Lavinia

Fashion

Laura Biagiotti Dies at 73 in Rome

clock 2hLuisa Zargani

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